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A hugely successful SALTEX 2016 signals a bright future for Europe’s largest...
As SALTEX 2016 came to a close, it was apparent among exhibitors and visitors that Europe’s largest annual turf management event has found its rightful home at the NEC in Birmingham.
Yorkshire’s Andy Fogarty announced as ECB Groundsman of the Year
Andy Fogarty retained his title as Groundsman of the Year on another good night for Yorkshire at the Brightside Ground in Bristol.
Nominations now open for Amenity Sprayer Operator of the Year 2017
The Amenity Sprayer Operator of the Year 2017 award (ASOY) was recently launched at the Amenity Forum Conference - with the chance for the top operators to win fantastic prizes, including the ultim
Souters get the game on at Partick Thistle
After Partick Thistle had four games cancelled last season due to a waterlogged pitch, head groundsman Alan Findlay knew that it was time to take action.
New sports and leisure complex could cost council £80m
An £80m (US$99.2m, €93.2m) sports and entertainment complex could be built in Guildford to replace the current leisure facility because of its roofing problems, which have existed since it first op
Quidditch Premier League launched in UK
With 20,000 players taking part in the fictional sport from the Harry Potter books, organisers announce a league pitting teams including the London Monarchs and the Yorkshire Roses
IOG launches groundsmanship survey
The Institute of Groundsmanship (IOG) has invited over 20,000 members and non members working or volunteering in the sports turf management industry to participate in an online survey.
Pitch perfect Remembrance tribute from Leicester City's grounds team
The grounds team at the King Power stadium have created their own tribute to the Fallen - in the grass of the pitch.
Painted poppy blooms for British Legion appeal
What is believed to be Britain’s largest poppy painted on a sportsfield has helped launch a Royal British Legion `Live On` regional remembrance appeal.
Raising the game in Wales
The IOG has, for the first time in Wales, delivered its new one-day Level 2 3G playing surfaces training course – Effective maintenance of 3G surfaces - to an avid audience at the University of Sou